Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Models of antenatal care: the options available
Chapter 3 The booking history
Chapter 4 Health in pregnancy
Chapter 5 Monitoring maternal physical wellbeing
Chapter 6 Monitoring women’s emotional wellbeing in the antenatal period
Chapter 7 Blood tests in pregnancy
Chapter 8 Antenatal screening for fetal abnormality
Chapter 9 Monitoring fetal wellbeing during routine antenatal care
Chapter 10 Antenatal care – preparing for the birth
The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!
Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated thruoghout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice. Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and comtemporary women-centred care and presents helpful 'scenarios' to encourage debate and reflection.
The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives - whether qualified or in training - and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.
- Helpful 'jigsaw' approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion
- Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding current practice
- Chapters designed to be read as a 'standalone' or in succession
- Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
- Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’
- No. of pages:
- © Elsevier 2018
- 30th March 2018
- eBook ISBN:
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Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / Lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)
Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher, Bristol, UK
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